Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps in Microsoft 365 Defender (Preview)

Microsoft is all the time consolidating their various different portals, they already removed multiple portals during recent years.

Here is a full list of the current ones, sigh!

Turn on Preview features

Required permissions

Accounts assigned the following Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) roles can turn on Microsoft 365 Defender Preview features:

  • Global administrator
  • Security administrator
  • Security Operator

Turn on the preview experience

  1. In the navigation pane, select Settings.
  2. Select Microsoft 365 Defender.
  3. Select Preview features > Turn on preview features.
  4. Select Save.

Preview the new portal

You can find all the menus from when you open the portal you will see these additions.

New portal mappings

Defender for Cloud AppsMicrosoft 365 Defender
Cloud Discover dashboardCloud apps -> Cloud discovery
Discovered Appstab on Cloud Discovery page
Discovered resourcestab on Cloud Discovery page
IP addressestab on Cloud Discovery page
Userstab on Cloud Discovery page
Devicestab on Cloud Discovery page
Cloud app catalogCloud apps -> Cloud app catalog
Create Cloud Discovery snapshot reportOn the Cloud Discovery page, under Actions
Activity logCloud apps -> Activity log
Filesremaining in Defender for Cloud Apps portal
Users and accountsAssets -> Identities
Security configurationremaining in Defender for Cloud Apps portal
Identity security postureMicrosoft Defender for Identity’s identity security posture assessments
OAuth appsCloud apps -> OAuth apps
Connected appsremaining in Defender for Cloud Apps portal

And more information from this Tech Community post!

Did you know that you redirect old portals to new ones?

For Microsoft Defender for Identity

For Microsoft Defender for Endpoint

Author: Harri Jaakkonen

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